Sciotoville Community Schools hires new superintendent

Sciotoville Community Schools hires new superintendent

As the leaves begin to fall, and kids head back to school, things are changing and just like that, there are new changes happening at Scioto Community...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Food Insecurity and Seniors

Food Insecurity and Seniors

What does it mean to be food insecure? The United States Department of Agriculture defines “food insecurity” as a lack of consistent acces...

August 16th, 2019 |  


City closes Coles at SR23 at least through Monday

City closes Coles at SR23 at least through Monday

On Friday, after the beginning of a large sinkhole was discovered on Coles Boulevard, Portsmouth City Manager Sam Sutherland said the decision was mad...

August 16th, 2019 |  



Crabtree, sheriff disagree over housing local prisoners in other counties

Crabtree, sheriff disagree over housing local prisoners in other counties

There may be a showdown of sorts brewing over Scioto County Sheriff Marty V. Donini’s decision to send county jail inmates elsewhere due to what...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Cornerstone UMC Hopefest 2019 set for today

Cornerstone UMC Hopefest 2019 set for today

“The best thing about it really is all the smiles,” said Rev. Tim Roth, pastor of Cornerstone United Methodist Church.Roth was referring t...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Kirsch remembered by those he mentored

Kirsch remembered by those he mentored

Retired Scioto County Judge James Kirsch, who served as judge of the Scioto County Court of Common Pleas Probate and Juvenile Division for 36 years pa...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Safety is utmost as school starts

Safety is utmost as school starts

AAA Reminds Motorists: School’s Open, Drive Carefully Club Offers Tips & Suggestions for Drivers as Summer Ends, School Begins.As families a...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Scioto Gives breaking records

Scioto Gives breaking records

The Scioto Foundation will offer an all-time high $45,000 match for nonprofits participating in the seventh annual Scioto Gives fundraising campaign s...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Donini claims severe overcrowding at county jail

Donini claims severe overcrowding at county jail

“First of all, let me say I don’t like the idea of doing it, but it has gotten to the point that I don’t have any alternative,”...

August 15th, 2019 |  


Local Red Cross is not leaving

Local Red Cross is not leaving

Rumors can fly around quicker than a real-life incident.The Local American Red Cross had been rumored to be closing in this area, but that is not true...

August 15th, 2019 |